KXAN Austin Launches Newsletter On Texas Politics, Government
KXAN, Nexstar’s NBC affiliate in Austin, Texas, has introduced a weekly newsletter to keep residents informed on the top political news of the week. “It really made sense because our station has such a strong history of covering politics,” says Kate Winkle, KXAN’s digital director.
Nexstar moves her up from assistant ND to oversee journalism at the NBC affiliate in the state capital.
Both KXAN Austin, Texas, and KING Seattle have made investigative journalism the foundation of their branding. But what about the reporters who do the leg work? What’s their take on the stations’ branding?
Building Brands On Investigative Journalism
Tegna’s KING Seattle and Nexstar’s KXAN Austin, Texas, are using investigative journalism to differentiate themselves from their competitors. How do they make the station’s intermittent investigations into a reason to watch their news all the time? And is it successful?
KXAN, KEYE, KNVA and KBVO-CD began broadcasting Tuesday with NextGen TV technology.
KXAN Austin, Texas, leads an ambitious national experiment that draws on broad collaboration and tight coordination to create a compelling experiment in enterprise and beat reporting.
Austin’s KXAN Investigations Are As Big As Texas
Everything’s bigger in Texas. Even investigative journalism. Find out why KXAN Austin’s latest investigation involved almost two dozen people in news, digital, production and marketing, and how the station balances that content on TV and digital platforms across all the Nexstar stations in the Lone Star State.
TV Openings In News, Sales And Marketing
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in marketing, sales and news from Tegna’s stations in Austin and Minneapolis, Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL in Raleigh, and Nexstar’s station in Jackson, Miss.
Texas Oil Investigation Earns KXAN Cronkite Award
KXAN On How To Promote A TV Investigation
KXAN Names Sydney Benter Weeknight Anchor
Nexstar-owned NBC affiliate KXAN Austin, Texas (DMA 39), today named Sydney Benter anchor of the station’s weeknight newscasts. Starting mid-December, Benter will anchor KXAN News at 5, 6 and 10 p.m., and KXAN News at 9 p.m. on The CW Austin. In her new role, Benter will join news anchor Robert Hadlock, chief weathercaster Jim Spencer and sports director Roger Wallace. […]
Sheriff Calls Out KXAN Over Twitter Picture
KXAN Adds Half-Hour To Local Lifestyle Show
The station groups were cited for their “strong, clear, vocal leadership.” Other winners of the political journalism award, which is bestowed by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism,include include KUSA Denver (two awards); KXAN Austin, Texas; WXIA Atlanta; WOI Des Moines, Iowa; KMGH Denver; and KCET Los Angeles.
Four 2017 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards go to local television news investigations: KXAN in Austin, Texas, for documenting racial profiling, WVIT in West Hartford, Conn., for uncovering widespread faulty home construction, Indianapolis’ WTHRfor exposing a corrupt charity, and Atlanta’s WXIA for spotlighting problems with the 911 emergency system.
KXAN’s David Scott Leaving After 40 Years
Cozi TV, the classic TV multicast channel owned by NBC Owned Television Stations, today signed signed an affiliation agreement with Media General to add four new markets to the diginet beginning June 1. With the addition of the four new stations, Cozi TV now has 79 affiliates, serving nearly 84 million homes, in 74% percent […]
KUSA Denver, KXAN Austin, WDSU New Orleans, KPBS San Diego and WITI Milwaukee will receive the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. Also to be recognized are Hearst TV and investigative journalists at Univision and CNBC.com. Winners were announced today by the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Shannon Wolfson To Co-Anchor KXAN At 6 & 10
The Austin, Texas, NBC affiliate went to commercial during overtime in last night’s Stanley Cup game 4. Bad move.